History of Springfield Tennessee
Springfield, Tennessee is a historic community located in Robertson County. It is the County Seat and became a city in 1796. The first couthouse was built in 1799.
Rich in agricultural production, the area is known as the "home of the world's finest dark fired tobacco", due to its rich soil and climate. Other crops include, wheat, corn, hay and soybeans. Robertson County is also ranked as a top county for beef and dairy cattle.
In the early years, the county was once known for its fine whiskey, and industry that reached its peak in the 1880's and later died with prohibition.
Springfield, TN is a charming small town with a home town atmospehere, Just a short drive from the all the amenities of Nashville, Tennessee. Nashville offers Broadway shows, the symphony, professional and college sports, shopping and dining, as well as the country music history that Nasvhille is famous for.
Where is Springfield, Tennessee?
- Approximately 29 miles from Nashville, TN
- Located in the central part of Robertson County, Tennessee
- Convenient commute to Nashville with great access to Interstate 65 and Interstate 24
- An alternative living location for those who work in Clarksville, Tennessee